Best Craftsman Hand Tools Most Often Used

Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in Blog, Mechanical Tool Advice, Mechanical Tool Reviews |

Introduction There are two forms of hand tool collections you can obtain. One can be prearranged or you can build up your own. Building your own hand tool collection is usually better than obtaining a prearranged set. You can assess the quality of each tool and determine whether it’s best to own for your particular projects.   Craftsman is an established supplier of different hand tools to help you build projects or do repairs. If you decide to...

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Best Craftsman Socket Sets Reviewed

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Blog, Mechanical Tool Advice, Mechanical Tool Reviews |

Introduction Do you think sockets are not an important tool part to own? No they’re not part of all tool sets. But can you imagine trying to change your car’s tire with only a spanner? You won’t be successful. That’s why socket sets are worthwhile investments. And they have more uses than you think.   When you have a set you’ll be surprised by how helpful they are in different situations. You can repair your bicycle, fix your car engine...

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ASME vs ANSI Safety Standards

Posted by on Sep 5, 2017 in Blog, Mechanical Tool Advice |

The American National Standards Institute, mostly known as ANSI, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, mostly known as ASME, are both private, non-profit organizations mainly focusing on bringing uniformity in voluntary standards used in the engineering process. Although both organizations work on national and global standards, the core difference between the two organizations can clearly be seen in their mission and vision. ASME is...

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5 USA-Made High Quality Mechanic Tool Brands

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog, Mechanical Tool Advice, Mechanical Tool Reviews |

Let’s face it, when it comes to mechanics tools, such as ratchets, sockets, impact drivers, wrenches, screwdrivers and so on, there is a huge selection of brands and variables of hand tools out in the market today. Many of these brands are even owned by the same company. Let’s quickly discuss below the 5 basic “levels” of mechanics hand tools. Casual –The around the house Do It Yourself-er, who’s tool arsenal...

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Top 5 OBD 2 Scanner Tools with Reviews 2017

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Blog, Mechanical Tool Advice, Speciality Tools |

Introduction To The Best Top 5 Selling OBD II Scanner Tools In this modern age of automobiles most everything is controlled by a central computer aka ECM, PCM, etc and they dictate how parts are to work with each other. Just as important as telling parts of the car to do something, the computer also knows when a part is malfunctioning or when a sensor isn’t working within it’s normal perimeters. It’s even safe to say that the...

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Best Ways to Remove Rust from Tools

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Blog, Mechanic Accessories, Mechanical Tool Advice |

Introduction Maybe it’s been awhile since your last home improvement project or maybe you just picked up some old tools for cheap at the flea market and they’re a little rusty. Without regular use, metal tools are prone to rust, especially if stored in damp areas. The steel and iron that you’re tools are made of gets exposed to moisture and oxygen which causes a chemical reaction called oxidation, which leads to rust. No worries because rust is...

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